EUBrasilCloudFORUM





What user need or pain point is your project addressing?

The EUBrasilCloudFORUM Coordination and Support Action aims at establishing an organisational cooperation model that enables the EU and Brazil to formulate and develop a common strategy and approach for Research & Innovation in Cloud Computing in line with the priorities of each region.


Project's major results: 

The EUBrasilCloudFORUM Coordination and Support Action aims at establishing an organizational cooperation model that enables the EU and Brazil to formulate and develop a common strategy and approach for Research & Innovation in Cloud Computing in line with the priorities of each region. Four main objectives have been set by the EU & BR consortium: 1) structure a community driven engagement forum for EU-Brazil policy and research and innovation dialogues; 2) deliver an EU-Brazil Research and Innovation Roadmap and Action Plan related to cloud computing; 3) build a web based EUBR Service platform to promote and market the results from the EU-Brazil community as well as showcasing the success stories; and 4) organize and deliver focused EU-BR Cloud Computing Events.


Target stakeholders: 

Small & medium enterprises, Large companies, Technology providers, National government agencies, International agencies, Research institutions.



Project Start: 
01/01/2016
Project End: 
31/12/2017


How will your solution/service benefit the end-user?

A structured channel as the EUBrasilCloudFORUM is needed to exchange views on the digital economy can support better access for consumers and businesses around innovative cloud services and solutions and maximise the growth potential of the digital economy. Four main objectives have been set by the EU & BR consortium:

1) structure a community driven engagement forum for EU-Brazil policy and research and innovation dialogues;

2) deliver an EU-Brazil Research and Innovation Roadmap and Action Plan related to cloud computing;

3) build a web based EUBR Service platform to promote and market the results from the EU-Brazil community as well as showcasing the success stories;

4) organize and deliver focused EU-BR Cloud Computing Events.


Potential exploitation strategy: 

The EUBrasilCloudFORUM roadmap will help decision makers to set-up actions to boost EU-Brazil cooperation as a win-win incentive for both economies. New strategies to boost investments from Europe to Brazil will be indicated, to support the income of European investments in the country. At the same time, the growth potential of Brazil will be exploited to boost job creation in Europe, with new market ideas to be developed in the Union towards the Brazilian ICT market. The establishment of new partnerships involving research and commercial actors (iii) and the provision of instructions and guidelines to small and medium companies to enlarge their businesses in Brazil will be addressed. This process will take into account both ICT Research and private telecommunication actors, as well as R&D department of large industry to support industrial & market uptake and ICT eSkills development of the new generations.


Vertical Market: 

Digital health, Smart cities, Energy, Finance & insurance, Other.